Hahn brings more than two decades of U.S. Coast Guard search and rescue experience
WASHINGTON , June 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Inclined Vita (Vita), a developer and producer of precision stabilization devices for aerospace and industry, today announced Tony Hahn joined the company as an advisor. Leveraging its US Coast Guard, MS in Engineering and Technology Management, and from MIT Fellowship experience from Seminar XXl, Hahn will provide strategic, technical and leadership advice for Vita rescue system adoption in the public rotary-wing sector.
“In my many years as a pilot-in-command at sea and on board search and rescue vessels for the US Coast Guard, I was trained in the latest lifesaving technology and thought I had seen it all,” Hahn said. “However, when I saw a demonstration of Vita’s stabilization technology, I was amazed and immediately understood how this revolutionary system could greatly improve crew safety, time and rescue efforts. I am delighted to help advocate for the use of this technology in public sector and lifesaving efforts around the world.”
Hahn has an impressive 24 years of experience in the US Coast Guard. Most recently, he served as Chief of Staff, Coast Guard Pacific Area Command, Alameda, California., where he provided advice, support and leadership to advance the strategy, direction and vision of Area Commander Pacific, with an area of operations of over 74 million square miles utilizing over 13 000 active duty, civilian and volunteer employees. Prior to his position as Chief of Staff, Hahn served as Sector/Air Station Commander at Air Station, Corpus Christi, TX. In this position, he was responsible for safety, security and trade facilitation as Harbor Master for corpus Christi, Victoriaand Brownsville.
Most notable as a sector/air station commander, Hahn led the corpus Christi federal response to Hurricane Harvey. Through his efforts, his team has helped save 209 lives, provided assistance to over 600 people, secured 1,500 sources of marine pollution, created comprehensive port surveys and provided navigation placement assistance for the Port of corpus Christi opening – in just seven days.
Throughout his career, he held other responsibilities with the US Coast Guard, including Chief of Public Affairs, Aeronautical Engineering Program Manager, Maintenance Officer, and Instructor Pilot.
“Coupled with his leadership skills, Hahn brings a unique perspective to Team Vita that only years of active search and rescue missions can provide,” said Caleb Carr, CEO, Vita. “We are proud to see him working with our public sector teams to advance the adoption of our life-saving technologies.”
About Vita Inclinata
The death of a friend during a rescue operation – with a helicopter nearby but unable to level off due to weather and terrain – was the cause of Vita Inclinata. Founded in 2015 to solve a real world problem, today Vita controls chaotic wobble and spin and adds safety and precision to rotary and fixed-wing aircraft and cranes. With a mission to “Bring Them Home, Every Time”, Vita’s technology is changing the narrative while saving lives, time and money in all sectors including search and rescue, l military, firefighting, public safety, construction, wind power, and oil and gas. . The company is headquartered in Broomfield, Coloradowith offices at washington d.c.and Huntsville, Alabama. For more information, please visit www.vitatech.co.
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